Saint-Pern

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Saint-Pern
Sant-Pern
Saint-Pern (35) Église 01.JPG
Coat of arms of Saint-Pern
Coat of arms
Saint-Pern is located in France
Saint-Pern
Saint-Pern
Coordinates: 48°17′19″N 1°59′07″W / 48.2886°N 1.9853°W / 48.2886; -1.9853Coordinates: 48°17′19″N 1°59′07″W / 48.2886°N 1.9853°W / 48.2886; -1.9853
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Rennes
Canton Bécherel
Intercommunality Pays de Bécherel
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jacques Gallerand
Area1 12.13 km2 (4.68 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 956
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 35307 / 35190
Elevation 56–181 m (184–594 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Pern (Breton: Sant-Pern, Gallo: Saent-Pèrn) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Saint-Pern is the burial place of Saint Jeanne Jugan, where the motherhouse for the Little Sisters of the Poor at La Tour St. Joseph was located.[1]

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Inhabitants of Saint-Pern are called saint-pernais in French.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 769 —    
1968 865 +12.5%
1975 852 −1.5%
1982 773 −9.3%
1990 710 −8.2%
1999 781 +10.0%
2009 956 +22.4%

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